The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 69 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 21 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.58% 1.13% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.19% 4.41% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 5
Average daily rate
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£355 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £345 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +26.02%
SOAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
405 340 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.38% 25.62% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 213 208
Average daily rate £361 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Surrey region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 6 £400 - 7
Staines - 4 £350 - 3
Woking - 3 £375 - 2
Farnham - 1 - -
Godalming - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Epsom - - - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 2
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 44 (86.27%) Web Services
2 40 (78.43%) REST
3 32 (62.75%) XML
3 32 (62.75%) SQL
4 29 (56.86%) .NET
5 25 (49.02%) C#
5 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 23 (45.10%) WCF
8 22 (43.14%) Scrum
9 21 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (41.18%) BDD
10 20 (39.22%) QA
10 20 (39.22%) Automated Testing
11 19 (37.25%) Software Testing
11 19 (37.25%) WPF
11 19 (37.25%) Visual Studio
12 16 (31.37%) ISEB
12 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (29.41%) Java
14 13 (25.49%) Office 365
15 12 (23.53%) SpecFlow
16 11 (21.57%) Oracle
17 10 (19.61%) SAP
18 9 (17.65%) DevOps
19 8 (15.69%) MVC
19 8 (15.69%) Spring
19 8 (15.69%) Linux
19 8 (15.69%) JMS
20 7 (13.73%) MS Excel

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.84%) Confluence
2 3 (5.88%) Documentum
3 1 (1.96%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Office 365
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) FTP
1 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (37.25%) Visual Studio
3 12 (23.53%) SpecFlow
4 6 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 4 (7.84%) Maven
5 4 (7.84%) JIRA
5 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.88%) Ant
6 3 (5.88%) JUnit
7 2 (3.92%) JMeter
7 2 (3.92%) Subversion
7 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.92%) Selenium
7 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.96%) Hudson
8 1 (1.96%) NUnit
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Analyst
2 20 (39.22%) Test Analyst
3 18 (35.29%) Developer
4 14 (27.45%) Test Engineer
5 11 (21.57%) QA Analyst
6 10 (19.61%) Java Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) UAT Test Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (86.27%) Web Services
2 40 (78.43%) REST
3 32 (62.75%) XML
4 29 (56.86%) .NET
5 23 (45.10%) WCF
6 19 (37.25%) WPF
7 8 (15.69%) Spring
7 8 (15.69%) JMS
8 6 (11.76%) SAP PI
9 4 (7.84%) JSON
9 4 (7.84%) MSMQ
9 4 (7.84%) WSDL
9 4 (7.84%) Middleware
9 4 (7.84%) HTML
10 3 (5.88%) RESTful
10 3 (5.88%) XSLT
10 3 (5.88%) CSS
10 3 (5.88%) JDBC
10 3 (5.88%) XSD
10 3 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.92%) Open Source
3 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) UNIX
3 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) Scrum
3 21 (41.18%) BDD
4 20 (39.22%) Automated Testing
5 19 (37.25%) Software Testing
6 9 (17.65%) DevOps
7 8 (15.69%) MVC
8 6 (11.76%) SOA
9 5 (9.80%) OO
9 5 (9.80%) EAI
10 4 (7.84%) Data Management
10 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.84%) CRM
11 3 (5.88%) Coaching
11 3 (5.88%) People Management
11 3 (5.88%) Demand Management
11 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
11 3 (5.88%) TDD
11 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 25 (49.02%) C#
3 15 (29.41%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.80%) PHP
6 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.88%) Korn
8 2 (3.92%) ABAP
8 2 (3.92%) C
8 2 (3.92%) C++
9 1 (1.96%) Scala
9 1 (1.96%) Groovy
9 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) ISEB
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (39.22%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) Sun
3 3 (5.88%) EMC
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter
5 1 (1.96%) Sencha
5 1 (1.96%) webMethods
5 1 (1.96%) Software AG
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) Zend
Staines, Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago